US News & World Report's rankings for 2018 has both CEE graduate programs as #1.  Our graduate program in environmental engineering has held the #1 spot for the past 8 years; civil engineering has been the #1 for the past 17 years. Our undergraduate programs in environmental engineering and in civil engineering have been #1 for many years.

Our doctoral program tops the 2010 National Research Council rankings.

Research Snapshot

CEE graduate student Ilse Ruiz-Mercado tests the circuitry she designed for a small, inexpensive sonic anemometer as part of the CITRIS Intelligent Infrastructure program. The device was developed to measure air flow rates in rural homes to improve modeling of pollutants from indoor cooking fires. Her faculty advisor is Professor Steve Glaser.

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Come and see why we are one of the top undergraduate civil engineering programs! Can't make Cal Day? Visit CEE any M, Th or Fri in April.
A day for admitted graduate students to explore the nation's #1 civil engineering & environmental engineering graduate programs.
Berkeley CEE tops USN&WR rankings in both its civil engineering and environmental engineering graduate programs for 2018.
Together with his partner, Baiyu Chen (CEE MS '15 ) won for "Hyperlane," a platform to run parallel to highways allowing self-driving cars to travel at high speeds.
Radio Television Suisse interviews Professor Bayen on drones and flying cars.  See the video in French.
Professor Mahin presented recent advances in the use of computer-enabled optimization to enhance the seismic performance of existing tall building using fluid viscous dampers.